COVID-19: We’ll Overcome Too – YVAN

The Young Visioneers Association of Nigeria (YVAN) has showed concern on the worrisome globally spread pandemic attack that has almost halt activities around the world.

The outbreak of this deadly virus came like a shock and in no distant time has claimed lives beyond imagination. In the face of this epidemic situation, we believe soon we will overcome as it will not last forever.  Hence more researches are ongoing to curtail the excesses of this virus, we urge all citizens to put their health to watch and take various precautionary measures as outlined by World Health Organization (WHO) and other health agencies.

 

Just like Ebola, this will be a thing of the past but meanwhile we must comply with our state ministries and regulatory bodies even though the shutting down of schools, social gatherings and activities may really affect most of our proposed plans. Our health should be considered dearly.

However, according to WHO, here are the statistics as at 19 March, 2020.

Latest numbers

Situation report – #60

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Data as reported by national authorities by 23:59 CET 19 March 2020

Total (new) cases in last 24 hours

 

Globally

234,073 confirmed (24,247)

9,840 deaths (1,061)

 

Western Pacific Region

93,349 confirmed (1,016)

3,405 deaths (28)

 

European Region

104,591 confirmed (17,506)

4,899 deaths (816)

 

South-East Asia Region

918 confirmed (261)

31 deaths (8)

 

Eastern Mediterranean Region

20,759 confirmed (1,254)

1,312 deaths (151)

 

Region of the Americas

13,271 confirmed (4,104)

178 deaths (57)

 

African Region

473 confirmed (106)

8 deaths (1)

 

WHO RISK ASSESSMENT

Global Level Very High.

 

As advised by WHO, we must Protect ourselves by following the instructions below:

 

  • Wash your hands frequently
  • Avoid touching your eyes, mouth and nose
  • Cover your mouth and nose with your bent elbow or tissue when you cough or sneeze
  • Avoid crowded places
  • Stay at home if you feel unwell – even with a slight fever and cough
  • If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early – but call by phone first
  • We urge citizens not to panic but adhere strictly to these measures that have been put in place during this trying time.

 

Stay Strong

Health First

YVAN Cares

 

Comr. Osakwe Barry

National Publicity Director



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